January 27, 2015
The University of Dallas School of Ministry will recognize two alumni for their exemplary service to the local church through faith formation and ministry to the needy this month. Cecilia Rangel, a graduate of the four-year continuing education Catholic Biblical School program, will be honored with the Dei Verbum Award, and Kevin Harrington, who earned a master of theological studies in 1995, will receive the Lumen Gentium Award.
January 23, 2015
Gerard "Ger" Wegemer, professor of English, was named the 2015 King Fellow, and Stephen Slaughter, associate professor of biology and department chair, was named the 2015 Haggar Fellow during the University of Dallas King/Haggar and Haggerty Teaching Excellence Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 20.
January 16, 2015
Last November, more than 50 business leaders gathered on campus to discuss the presence of women in boardrooms across the country. Hosted by the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business and sponsored by IMAGINE Well Inc., the 2020 Women on Boards organization brought their annual event National Conversation on Board Diversity to UD.
January 08, 2015
Professor Wayne J. Hankey, a well-known expert in medieval philosophy, Neoplatonism and contemporary Christian thought, will deliver the 33rd Annual Aquinas Lecture at UD on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in Lynch Auditorium.
December 19, 2014
In Head Women's Soccer Coach Angelina Pane's second year of coaching at UD, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has named her the West Region Coach-of-the-Year, an announcement made Dec. 4.
December 19, 2014
Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine has included the University of Dallas on its list of the country's best value liberal arts colleges for 2015. The publication's annual list, which was released Wednesday, Dec. 17, ranks 300 public, private and liberal arts colleges that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable cost.
December 17, 2014
There are countless paths for English majors to follow. One of the most unique could be Will Frank's, BA '06, as an artist in residence at Emil Frei & Associates, a leader in the field of stained glass and mosaics in the United States. Although his vocation may be atypical for an English major, Frank sees his time at UD as preparing him for his career as an artist.
December 16, 2014
For two recent graduates of the School of Ministry's Master of Theological Studies (MTS) program, retirement isn't about resting; it's about serving. Serving their parishes has become in a sense a "second career" for them.
December 15, 2014
Starting a family can be as much an entrepreneurial endeavor as starting a business. You must constantly examine finances, plan and schedule; you must be available to your customers (i.e., your children) 24/7. Many UD alumni take this family "entrepreneurship" even further. For example, many of them blog about their families' everyday troubles and joys, promoting family stories and values just as an entrepreneur might blog to promote a business.
December 09, 2014
Meet three alumni who have chosen to work as broadcast, digital or print reporters: FOXBusiness.com's Natalia Angulo, BA '10; The Texas Catholic's Seth Gonzales, BA '02 MBA '03; and The New York Times' John Corrales, BA '11. Learn how UD's liberal arts education prepared them for their current profession.
November 21, 2014
A priest in the Catholic Diocese of Kumasi, a city of more than two million people in the West African country of Ghana, Rev. Charles Addai-Kankam completed his coursework for the master's of theological studies online, 7,000 miles and five time zones away from UD.
November 11, 2014
The City of Irving's Parks and Recreation Department will recognize the university's contributions to quality of life in Irving at an awards ceremony Monday, Dec. 8. Specifically, the university is being recognized for the Vilfordi walkway and campus gateways projects.
November 07, 2014
Rev. John W. O'Malley, S.J., professor, lecturer and world-renowned author, will deliver the University of Dallas School of Ministry's 16th annual Landregan Lecture on "Vatican II: The Crisis, The Resolution, The Impact." The event, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Lynch Auditorium at the University of Dallas, is free and open to the public.
November 05, 2014
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the UD summer Rome programs for high school students, the university is significantly reducing the price for its 2015 programs. The special pricing will apply to the university's three summer Rome programs for high school students: Latin in Rome, Shakespeare in Italy, and Rome and the Catholic Church.
October 31, 2014
The English, History, Politics and Theology Departments will sponsor an interdisciplinary lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, given by Baylor University Professor of Theology and Literature Ralph Wood, Ph.D., and titled "Flannery O'Connor, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Christ Pantocrator."